Tag: E15

ACE launches Flex Check E15 tool for fuel marketers

ACE launches Flex Check E15 tool for fuel marketers

September 17, 2020 |

In South Dakota, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) launched a tool on its fuel-marketer focused flexfuelforward.com website to provide retailers with a free way to check if their equipment is already E15 compatible. Available 24/7, the “Flex Check” E15 compatibility tool will arm retailers with the confidence and information they need to make a […]

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Renew Kansas Biofuels Association supports attempts to expand E15 in Kansas

Renew Kansas Biofuels Association supports attempts to expand E15 in Kansas

September 8, 2020 |

In Kansas, Renew Kansas Biofuels Association submitted written comments to Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) regarding the agency’s notice of public hearing on its proposal to revoke an existing regulation limiting the Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) of ethanol-blended motor vehicle fuel sold in the Kansas City area during the summer months. “E15 fuel […]

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Associations file brief in US Court of Appeals defending year-round E15

Associations file brief in US Court of Appeals defending year-round E15

August 26, 2020 |

In Washington, responding to the oil industry’s effort to undermine the expansion of E15 (gasoline containing 15% ethanol), Growth Energy, the Renewable Fuels Association, and National Corn Growers Association on Friday filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit supporting and defending the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2019 regulation that finally allowed […]

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Sen. Ernst calls on EPA to certify E15 infrastructure and clear up labeling

Sen. Ernst calls on EPA to certify E15 infrastructure and clear up labeling

July 29, 2020 |

In Washington, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) called on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler to certify biofuel infrastructure for E15 and remove unnecessary labeling which will increase consumer access to E15 – a cleaner, cheaper choice at the pump. In a letter to Administrator Wheeler, Ernst wrote, “Two years ago, I worked successfully […]

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Iowa governor signs into law tax cut for E15 at the pump

Iowa governor signs into law tax cut for E15 at the pump

June 30, 2020 |

In Iowa, Gov. Reynolds signed Senate File 2403, legislation that will lower the cost of E-15 and higher blends of renewable fuels in Iowa by changing how the state taxes higher-blend biofuels. The governor signed the bill during her weekly press conference at Pine Lake Corn Processors in Steamboat Rock. “Iowa continues to lead on […]

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Minnesota corn growers launch Better Fuel Initiative promoting E15 and E85

Minnesota corn growers launch Better Fuel Initiative promoting E15 and E85

February 10, 2020 |

In Minnesota, the Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) is building a future of better transportation fuels for all Minnesotans by launching the Better Fuel Initiative. The initiative will promote the adoption of state policies, raise awareness, drive research and increase infrastructure with the aim to meet environmental goals through the use of biofuels. The Better […]

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RFA says around 500 million gallons of E15 sold in 2019

RFA says around 500 million gallons of E15 sold in 2019

February 5, 2020 |

In Washington, new Renewable Fuels Association analysis found that approximately 500 million gallons of E15 were sold nationwide in 2019, setting a new record and proving that the Trump administration’s elimination last summer of an obsolete regulatory barrier is working. However, sales would have been even stronger if not for the Renewable Fuel Standard compliance […]

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IRFA wants budget for E15 pumps to increase to $5 million in 2020

IRFA wants budget for E15 pumps to increase to $5 million in 2020

December 25, 2019 |

In Iowa, the state’s renewable fuel association says the government needs to invest a lot more in converting gasoline pumps to E15, 66% more in fact, to $5 million compared to $3 million spent this year. Currently there are around 230 E15 pumps in Iowa compared to 2012 when there were none but the IRFA […]

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RFA analysis shows nearly all new 2020 cars approved for E15

RFA analysis shows nearly all new 2020 cars approved for E15

November 26, 2019 |

In Washington, new analysis of vehicle owner’s manuals and warranty statements by the Renewable Fuels Association reveals that nearly all new 2020 automobiles are explicitly approved by the manufacturer to use gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (E15). However, RFA’s annual review also shows automakers are offering far fewer model year 2020 flex fuel vehicles (FFVs) […]

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New York newest state to allow E15, Growth Energy celebrates

New York newest state to allow E15, Growth Energy celebrates

November 24, 2019 |

In Washington, DC, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor celebrated a major regulatory victory that will open the nation’s fourth largest fuel market to E15 – fuel mixed with 15 percent ethanol. Under a rule finalized by the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets, New York will become the newest state to allow the sale […]

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